The Nineteenth Amendment was another Wilson-era amendment to the US Constitution. It made it illegal to deny the vote in the United States, or any of the States, based on sex. Many States banned women from voting at the time, so this effectively gave women the right to vote. It was not quick though. The “Susan B. Anthony Amendment” failed many times over many years in Congress before the Senate finally passed it with 56 votes in 1919, 36 Republicans and 20 Democrats. 17 Dems and 8 Reps opposed it, and another combined 14 did not register votes. Many States continued to try to limit their vote for years to come, and it took a long campaign and many court cases to make the amendment stick in reality as well as on paper.